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I have created a DVD containing Ubuntu 14.04 and have successfully run 14.04 from it. I have taken the option to install 14.04 as a dual boot with Windows XP.

The installation appeared to go smoothly and I have two extra partitions on my windows 'C' drive, /dev/sda6 and /dev/sda7.

When I switch on the laptop I get the dual boot option. The Windows XP boot works ok (I'm using it now), but the Ubuntu 14.04 boot option runs so far, then terminates with the message:

(initramfs) unable to find a medium containing a live file system.

Any help will be gratefully accepted!

Roger

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Boot from the DVD again and reinstall GRUB –  Elder Geek May 4 at 20:29
    
Elder Geek you are a genius! It worked. Now all I need to do is install the correct Broadcom drivers.... Many thanks –  Roger Smith May 4 at 22:06

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